ISLAMABAD: Pakistan is all set to participate in the 10th edition of Paperworld Middle East in Dubai, the largest international trade exhibition for the stationery, paper, gifts and office supplies industry for the region.

Alternative products and new revenue streams for the industry are scheduled to be featured in the fair, scheduled to be held from March 9 to 11, according to press statement received here. The three-day event, which will host around 300 international exhibitors from 40 countries, will run under a central theme of 'More than Paper' when it opens its doors for the 10th edition at the Dubai World Trade Centre.

The annual three-day event will also be co-located with the Messe Frankfurt Middle East-organized Gifts & Lifestyle Middle East, a newly launched event showcasing mid to high-end consumer goods, specifically oriented toward the giving and dining segments. The 9th edition successfully attracted 6,9088 trade visitors from all over the world at the Dubai World Trade Centre while 305 exhibitors from 42 countries presented their products.

Top 10 participating countries of the fair included United Arab Emirates, India, Saudi Arabia, Pakistan, Kuwait, Oman, Iraq, Egypt, Germany and Bahrain.